- 23 Dec 20
You can catch Damien Dempsey’s Christmas livestream show on December 23rd, plus 2021 Irish tour dates in Dublin, Belfast and Drogheda.
Your hero of 2020?
Sister Stan of Focus Ireland.
Villain of 2020?
Dustin the Turkey - he owes me a tenner.
Best Personal Moment?
Boris Johnson showing Ulster Unionists what a lying sack of gick he is.
Best Movie or TV show?
Barbarians, which is on Netflix, and about the Roman Empire in Germany.
In Waiting by Pillow Queens, an anthemic masterpiece that’s given me the music orgasm or tingle neck, and I can’t wait to hear it live at their next show and sing along to it like there’s no tomorrow.
I’ve just finished Adrian Goldsworthy’s Vindolanda trilogy about the Roman Empire in Celtic Britain.
Best thing you saw online?
The Zoom chats and sing-alongs I had with family and friends when it was dangerous or impossible to see each other.
Your hope for next year?
People don’t go back on the cocaine and that they turn their phones off for an hour or two a day or more, and remember what’s truly important, and to keep life sparing and simple.
What tickled your funny bone?
Trump encouraging us to bang up bleach, and all his medical staff racing to report afterwards ‘please do not inject bleach’ - shit for brains.